Restoring the Past: Reviving the Legacy of Jimbor Citadel through Cutting-edge Technology

Restoring the Past: Reviving the Legacy of Jimbor Citadel through Cutting-edge Technology

Nestled in the picturesque landscape of Homorod, Brasov, Romania, stands the historic gem, the Jimbor Citadel. This architectural marvel, a symbol of bygone eras, is set to be reawakened from its slumber, thanks to a passionate restoration project currently underway. We are thrilled to share our involvement in this endeavor and shed light on the advanced techniques that are breathing new life into this cultural relic.


With a total area spanning 975 square meters, encompassing both the fortified walls and the citadel itself, the Jimbor Citadel exudes an aura of antiquity and charm. The citadel’s core building, though currently showing signs of wear and tear, spans 150 square meters. The journey to its restoration has been a meticulous one, involving modern technology and a deep appreciation for history.


The initial phase of this restoration project is the DALI phase (Documentation for Approval of Intervention Works). Given the limited historical information available about the citadel, the restoration team faced the daunting task of piecing together its evolution accurately. This challenge demanded a multidisciplinary approach that brought together history, architecture, and technology seamlessly.


This is where cutting-edge 3D scanning technologies entered the scene. Our collaboration involved the combined efforts of Faro, NavVis, and drone technology, culminating in a comprehensive digital record of the citadel. Through this process, intricate details and nuances of the citadel’s architecture were captured with unprecedented precision.


The 3D scanning process provided a virtual tour of the citadel, transcending the limitations of traditional documentation methods. Every crack in the wall, every architectural embellishment, and every weathered stone was faithfully recreated in the digital realm. This level of detail not only aids in the restoration process but also offers invaluable insights into the historical significance of the citadel.


One of the key highlights of our collaboration was the seamless integration of professionalism and advanced technology. Our team’s dedication to the project, combined with the power of 3D scanning, ensured that the client received a level of information that surpassed expectations. The data gathered through this process became a vital resource in making informed decisions during the restoration process.


Perhaps equally noteworthy is the excellent quality-price ratio that our technology and services offered. The marriage of high-caliber 3D scanning with an efficient cost structure provided the client with a solution that was both effective and economically viable: “We are very pleased with our collaboration with you! We have appreciated the seriousness and the good quality-price ratio.”  This aspect of the collaboration not only ensures the success of the restoration project but also establishes a standard for future endeavors.

In conclusion, the restoration project of the Jimbor Citadel is a testament to the potential of modern technology to revive and preserve the past. Through the collaboration of various advanced scanning techniques, historical preservation has taken on a new dimension, ensuring that the legacy of this cultural treasure will continue to enchant and inspire generations to come.





  • On August 28, 2023